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    Title
    Social Conflicts in the Roman Republic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) P.A. Brunt
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 296 mm
    Height: 130 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 180 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393005868
    ISBN 10: 0393005860
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: JH
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    DC12A: 937
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000, HIS000000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 301.630937
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    13 July 1993
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    In this book P. A. Brunt is concerned with social conflicts throughout the history of the Roman Republic. While his main emphasis is on the discontents of the rural and urban poor, he also discusses the internal struggles within the propertied class, for at times it was among sections of the propertied class, denied the political power or social esteem to which they aspired, that the poor found support against the narrow ruling oligarchy. The author holds that the discontents of the poor were a major cause of the fall of the Republic, but he also suggests in an epilogue that they gained relatively little from the monarchic system they had helped to found.